Jobs & Opportunities






Position:                    Parent Ambassadors Program – Parent Coordinator

Rate of Pay:               $400 Monthly Stipend

Closing Date:            Monday, November 2, 2020

How to Apply:           Send a resume and a one page cover letter describing your relevant experience to April Messenger at   

Questions:                 Please call April @ 360.338.1362 or


Program Overview

The Parent Ambassadors Program is a yearlong peer to peer training program for ECEAP, Head Start and other Early Learning program parents. Parent Ambassadors go through an extensive high-quality advocacy training program. Parents learn the basics of government, about specific pieces of legislation, how to contact their lawmakers, how to provide effective testimony, and how to effectively engage parents in their community. 


Position Description

We are looking for a high level parent leader to serve as an Entry Level Parent Coordinator. The parent coordinator will serve as a mentor and coach to the parent ambassadors cohort. They are crucial to the success of parents in this program. Parent Coordinators are assigned a group of parents to keep in close contact throughout the year. They use their communication and conflict resolution skills, knowledge of the legislative process at the state and federal level and commitment to organizing parents to support parents in mobilizing and educating others back in their communities. This coordinator will be required to attend the conference calls and the Face to Face Trainings. All travel expenses are covered for this position. This position reports to the Program Administrator but works extensively as a team with the Director, Bilingual Parent Coordinator and the Alumni Network Coordinator. This position is a remote position and can be located anywhere in Washington. In person requirements for the scheduled 5 face to face meetings annually.


Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Bi-weekly contact with current Ambassadors and documenting progress and notifying Director or Administrator of any challenges 
    • 1 check in call with each parent in assigned group to track status of advocacy project or SMART goals and assist with any conflicts, questions and grassroots advocacy
    •  Tracking participation of your parents
  • Training and facilitating at training events/opportunities;
  • Organizing grassroots advocacy campaigns in concert with WSA;
  • Participating in direct advocacy and education work in Olympia and in DC.
  • Participating in professional development opportunities
  • Working with the Program Administrator to include but not limited to:
    • Development of the advocacy training program and curriculum with a racial equity lens;
    • Help identify parents to serve on workgroups, coalitions and testifying opportunities
    • Plan monthly conference call agendas

A successful applicant will be a Parent Ambassador Alumni who successfully completed the program. The applicant will have a background in advocacy, good communication and conflict resolution skills, knowledge of the legislative process at both the state and federal level, and a demonstrated commitment to organizing parents.


WSA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Bilingual and BIPOC encouraged to apply.


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